Straw-gold color. Honey-strawberry aromas over deeper tangerine peel flavor. Tangerine-peach exhale with a touch of pineapple compote. As it opens in the glass, a nice, lemony tang appears. Not a fruit salad, but a wine you could drink with a fruit tart.

WHO: Château Coutet
WHAT: Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc
WHERE: Sauternes-Barsac, Appellation Barsac Controlée, France
WHEN: 2002
HOW MUCH: $98; trade sample

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